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College Algebra

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Edition:
2nd
ISBN13:

9780201347111

ISBN10:
0201347113
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
7/1/1998
Publisher(s):
Pearson College Div

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Summary

Providing Strategies for Success: This text provides numerous strategies for success for both students and instructors. Instructors will find the book easier to use with such additions as an Annotated Instructor' s Edition, instructor notes within the exercise sets, and an Insider' s Guide. Students will find success through features including highlights, exercise hints, art annotations, critical thinking exercises, and pop quizzes, as well as procedures, strategies, and summaries.

Table of Contents

Preface vii
List of Supplements
xii
Index of Applications xvi
Prerequisites
Real Number and Their Properties
1(15)
Integral Exponents
16(13)
Rational Exponents and Radicals
29(13)
Polynomials
42(12)
Factoring Polynomials
54(11)
Rational Expressions
65(18)
Highlights
76(2)
Review Exercises
78(2)
Test
80(3)
Equations an Inequalities
Linear Equations
83(11)
Applications
94(15)
Complex Numbers
109(8)
Quadratic Equations
117(15)
Linear and Absolute Value Inequalities
132(13)
Quadratic and Rational Inequalities
145(18)
Highlights
156(2)
Review Exercises
158(3)
Test
161(1)
Tying It All Together
161(2)
Functions and Graphs
The Cartesian Coordinate System
163(13)
Functions
176(15)
Graphs of Relations and Functions
191(16)
Transformations an Symmetry of Graphs
207(15)
Operations with Functions
222(12)
Inverse Functions
234(13)
Variation
247(16)
Highlights
255(2)
Review Exercises
257(3)
Test
260(1)
Tying It All Together
261(2)
Polynomial and Rational Functions
Linear Functions
263(16)
Quadratic Functions
279(12)
Zeros of Polynomial Functions
291(12)
The Theory of Equations
303(10)
Miscellaneous Equations
313(14)
Graphs of Polynomial Functions
327(12)
Graphs of Rational Functions
339(22)
Highlights
353(2)
Review Exercises
355(3)
Test
358(1)
Tying It All Together
359(2)
Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
Exponential Functions
361(16)
Logarithmic Functions
377(12)
Properties of Logarithms
389(13)
More Equations and Applications
402(19)
Highlights
414(1)
Review Exercises
415(2)
Test
417(1)
Tying It All Together
418(3)
Systems of Equations and Inequalities
Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables
421(13)
Systems of Linear Equations in Three Variables
434(12)
Nonlinear Systems of Equations
446(9)
Partial Fractions
455(8)
Inequalities and Systems of Inequalities in Two Variables
463(9)
Linear Programming
472(13)
Highlights
480(1)
Review Exercises
481(1)
Test
482(1)
Tying It All Together
483(2)
Matrices and Determinants
Solving Linear Systems Using Matrices
485(15)
Operations with Matrices
500(7)
Multiplication of Matrices
507(8)
Inverses of Matrices
515(12)
Solution of Linear Systems in Two Variables Using Determinants
527(6)
Solution of Linear Systems in Three Variables Using Determinants
533(16)
Highlights
543(2)
Review Exercises
545(1)
Test
546(1)
Tying It All Together
547(2)
The Conic Sections
The Parabola
549(11)
The Ellipse and the Circle
560(14)
The Hyperbola
574(17)
Highlights
586(1)
Review Exercises
587(2)
Test
589(1)
Tying It All Together
589(2)
Sequences, Series, and Probability
Sequences
591(11)
Series
602(8)
Geometric Sequences and Series
610(13)
Counting and Permutations
623(7)
Combinations, Labeling, and the Binomial Theorem
630(11)
Probability
641(12)
Mathematical Induction
653(6)
Highlights
659(2)
Review Exercises
661(2)
Test
663
Answers to Odd-numbered Exercises A-1
Index I-1


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